Serena Williams, playing her first WTA Tour match on US soil since the 2009 US Open, made her return a victorious one with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Australian Anastasia Rodionova.
Former world number one Martina Hingis said she may make a second return to the women`s tour, this time on the doubles circuit.
Sony Ericsson`s relationship with the WTA Tour remained positive despite Serena Williams`s foul-mouthed outburst at the US Open in September, the tour sponsors have said.
The women`s tennis circuit lost only one title sponsor in 2009 despite the woes of the global economy, WTA Tour chief executive Stacey Allaster said on Monday.
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